The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Blogsen-usWed, 3 Jun 2015 19:25:36 EDTWed, 3 Jun 2015 19:25:36 EDT's Michael Conforto has extensive local ties in Altoona's-Michael-Conforto-has-extensive-local-ties-in-Altoona.htmlMichael Conforto grew up in Washington state and made it back to Altoona, his father's hometown, just a few times when he was a kid, so he has only hazy memories of those trips.Sat, 30 May 2015 18:11:29 EDTPSU's scheduling dilemma: Franklin wants easier non-con opponents, but those could hurt financially if fans stay home's-scheduling-dilemma--Franklin-wants-easier-non-con-opponents,-but-those-could-hurt-financially-if-fans-stay-home.htmlJames Franklin wants easy wins -- or at least easier -- out of Penn State's non-conference schedule.Sun, 10 May 2015 18:51:26 EDTCurve's Glasnow discusses ankle injury's-Glasnow-discusses-ankle-injury.htmlTyler Glasnow, the Pirates' top pitching prospect, was lifted from his start before the top of the fourth inning Wednesday night after suffering a sprained right ankle while sliding into second base the previous half inning.Wed, 6 May 2015 21:49:28 EDTMiguel Cabrera: Gerrit Cole has chance to be 'special''special'.htmlPITTSBURGH -- Miguel Cabrera, the game's best hitter and one of the best of all time, raved about Gerrit Cole. <P> "Let me tell you this, man. He's got very good stuff," the Tigers star sai.Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:08:20 EDTJosh Harrison discusses how his life is different after breakout season with Bucs Pirates signed third baseman Josh Harrison to a new contract today worth $27.3 million for four years, or up to $50 million with club options for two additional years (2019 and '20.Wed, 8 Apr 2015 13:22:30 EDT